District prospecting permit - Queensland

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to prospect land for all minerals other than coal (hand mining, prospecting or pegging) within a mining district. Some areas of the state are restricted. For further information contact the appropriate mining registrar.

An environmental authority is not required, but you must comply with the small-scale mining code for environmental requirements.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you may be required to obtain landholders consent to prospect the land. You do not need landowner consent to enter land for pegging only.

Duration

This permit remains in effect for at least one month, up to a maximum of 12 months. The term is nominated and paid for at time of application.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $136.00

Fees for 2021-22

Application process

Apply

You can obtain this permit by completing and submitting the application form, with any attachments and the prescribed fee to the administering agency.

Transfer

This permit cannot be transferred

Administering agency

Department of Resources

Service Delivery

Mining and Petroleum Operations

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Mining and Petroleum Operations

Service Delivery

Department of Resources

Queensland
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Website: Department of Natural Resources and Mines contact list (Opens in new window)